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scopophilia

play
noun sco·po·phil·ia \ˌskō-pə-ˈfil-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of scopophilia

  1. :  a desire to look at sexually stimulating scenes especially as a substitute for actual sexual participation

scopophilic or scoptophilic \-ˈfil-ik\play adjective


Variants of scopophilia

or scoptophilia \ˌskäp-tə-ˈfil-ē-ə\play

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